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  • Interpreting the Bill of Rights
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    Interpreting the Bill of Rights

    Constitutional scholar Linda Monk explained the Bill of Rights, detailing each of the ten amendments and how they were ratified. She also described how these rights are used by citizens and…

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  • FBI Surveillance of White Southern Students in the 1960s
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    FBI Surveillance of White Southern Students in the 1960s

    University of Texas at San Antonio history professor Gregg Michel described how the FBI’s covert surveillance program, COINTELPRO, targeted student organizations during the civil rights…

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  • World War II Museum Road to Tokyo Exhibit
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    World War II Museum "Road to Tokyo" Exhibit

    New Orleans is the home to the National World War II Museum. Senior Historian Rob Citino gave a tour of the “Road to Tokyo” exhibit, which examines the Pacific Theatre during World War II including some of…

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  • Mardi Gras World
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    Mardi Gras World

    Mardi Gras World is a New Orleans company that provides hundreds of floats for the many parades of Mardi Gras. Owner Barry Kern, whose grandfather started the business, talked about the history of Mardi Gras…

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  • Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser on New Orleans Tourism
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    Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser on New Orleans Tourism

    Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser explained how the New Orleans tourism industry affects the entire state and how the city’s tourism bounced back after Hurricane Katrina. C-SPAN’s Local…

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  • emTujagues Cookbookem
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    Tujague's Cookbook

    New Orleans is known for its mix of Creole and Cajun cuisines. Host of “Louisiana Eats” and author of Tujague’s Cookbook Poppy Tooker visited Tujagues, one of the city’s oldest restaurants,…

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  • New Orleans Jazz Museum
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    New Orleans Jazz Museum

    New Orleans is considered the birthplace of jazz music. The New Orleans Jazz Museum houses the largest collection of jazz music related materials in the world. Curator David Kunian talked about the origins of jazz in…

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  • Battle of New Orleans
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    Battle of New Orleans

    The Battle of New Orleans was the last ground battle of the War of 1812. Chalmette Battlefield National Park Service Guide Chad Hoing explained why the battle was such a devastating loss for British troops…

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  • Tour of New Orleans
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    Tour of New Orleans

    Tour the city of New Orleans with Tulane professor, author, and historian Richard Campanella, as he highlights the French Quarter, Treme', and other Big Easy neighborhoods. C-SPAN’s Local Content…

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  • Historic New Orleans Collection
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    Historic New Orleans Collection

    New Orleans celebrates its tricentennial in 2018. To commemorate the anniversary, the Historic New Orleans Collection highlights its exhibit “New Orleans, the Founding Era.” Marketing Associate Lauren Noel toured…

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  • American History TV in New Orleans Louisiana
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    American History TV in New Orleans, Louisiana

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in New Orleans, Louisiana, from May 19-25, to feature the history and literary life of the…

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  • World War II Ace Fighter Pilot
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    World War II Ace Fighter Pilot

    World War II triple ace fighter pilot Clarence “Bud” Anderson served two combat tours in Europe and flew 116 missions in his P-51 Mustang. In this program, he talked about how he became a…

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    Memphis Belle - A Story of a Flying Fortress

    Created for the Office of War Information by director William Wyler and a crew of photographers, this film documents several missions of the Memphis Belle B-17 bomber in 1943. In May of…

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  • CBS News Documentary on Robert F Kennedy
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    Robert F. Kennedy, 1925-1968

    This CBS News special report covers the life and assassination of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy (D-New York) who was shot and killed at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles after winning the…

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  • White House Architect James Hoban
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    White House Architect James Hoban

    Two Dublin architects talked about the Irish-born James Hoban, who worked with George Washington to design the president’s house. They discussed Hoban’s architectural influences and how…

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  • James and TuyCam Bullington Vietnam War Oral History Interview
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    James and Tuy-Cam Bullington Vietnam War Oral History Interview

    U.S. State Department foreign service officer James Bullington was assigned to Vietnam during the war. It was there he met his future wife, Tuy-Cam, a foreign service national, who served…

    113 views
  • Echoes of the Great War Exhibit Part 1
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    "Echoes of the Great War" Exhibit, Part 1

    Library of Congress historian and curator Ryan Reft gave a tour of an exhibit tracing the history of U.S. participation in World War I using artwork, posters, photographs, films, sheet music,…

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  • Speeches and Writings of Frederick Douglass
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    Speeches and Writings of Frederick Douglass

    Yale University professor David Blight talked about the political -- and often religious -- rhetoric that Frederick Douglass used when writing or speaking about abolition and the Civil War. This…

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  • 1970s Conservative Movement and Foreign Policy
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    1970s Conservative Movement and Foreign Policy

    Princeton University professor Julian Zelizer taught a class on the growth of conservative influence over U.S. foreign policy in the 1970s. Following the Vietnam War, American presidents from Richard…

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  • Abolitionist Representative James Ashley
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    Abolitionist Representative James Ashley

    Author and law professor Rebecca Zietlow looked at the life and work of James Mitchell Ashley, an abolitionist and Republican congressman from Ohio during the Civil War and early…

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